50 best New York bars: Bushwick

The best New York bar in Bushwick, Brooklyn is also a divey, beer-and-shot haven for comic book and superhero nerds.

Gotham City Lounge

Critics' pick

Find this welcoming comic-book temple tucked beneath the rattling tracks of the elevated M train—just look for the giant mural of Batman outside. If themed mixed drinks like the Green Lantern (Zubrowka, apple schnapps, Sprite) give you pause, stick with $3 PBR-and–Old Crow whiskey combos while geeking out over the bar’s deep collection of superhero memorabilia.

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